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De’Anthony Thomas position change brings positive outlook

De”Anthony Thomas is prepared to step it up in 2015.     De’Anthony Thomas is getting acquainted with a new position in OTA’s for the Kansas City Chiefs. When the 2015 NFL season rolls around, the second-year pro will be switching from running back to wide receiver. Such a move for De’Anthony Thomas from the physical and demanding position of running back to that of receiver...
Via EndZoneScore
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Chiefs Who Need to Step Up During OTA’s

Since OTA’s started on Tuesday, the Kansas City Chiefs have been hard at work in preparation for the 2015 season. The Chiefs have roster spots open for competition across the board, and they are fortunate to have many talented players that could fill them. Before the wake of training camp, here are the five Chiefs that must perform during OTA’s. Inside Linebacker Josh Mauga...
Via TopSportsReport
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Impact: Fantasy Outlook - Pass Catchers

We have all heard that one simple statistic about the 2014 Chiefs squad and what they didn’t do. Yes, it was a terrible aspect of the offense a year ago. Frankly, I don’t have any use for it, so I won’t mention it. Things have changed. The leader of that illustrious receiving corp now wears a Cleveland Brown uniform. The grizzled veteran tight end now plays in Tennessee.The...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas shifts from running back to receiver

De'Anthony Thomas made defenders look silly as a running back at Oregon. He plans on doing the same after a position shift. The undersized Thomas has practiced exclusively at wide receiver during OTAs, according to ESPN. "It makes me more valuable to the offense," Thomas said. "It lets defenses look for me, see where I'm at on the field." At 5-foot-8 and 176 pounds, Thomas might...
Via Fox Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Two key members of Kansas City Chiefs defense have discouraging day Tuesday

The Kansas City Chiefs were hit hard by the injury bug last season. It’s only June 2, so hopefully this is much ado about nothing, but it’s still not fun to read. #Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has a little inflammation on his knee and did not practice. DL Dontari Poe left practice early with a back issue. — BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) June 2, 2015 Johnson, of course, missed...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs fullback is one of the NFL's most underrated players

The Chiefs must disagree with the notion that today's NFL doesn't require a fullback. They've used Anthony Sherman throughout Andy Reid' reign to much success.Not enough success that every team will use a lead blocker next season. But enough to get Sherman noticed by NFL.com writer Elliot Harrison for being so underrated."Sherman is perhaps the best player on this list you've never...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs had a horribly depressing QB battle on Hard Knocks in 2007

The Kansas City Chiefs are the fourth best team in the NFL entering 2015, at least according to SI’s Peter King. While that might be ambitious, things are certainly better now than they were eight years ago. For whatever reason NFL Network took a stroll down memory lane Monday and revealed something very depressing from 2007. The first episode of the Chiefs Hard Knocks season...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SI’s Peter King has Kansas City Chiefs ranked incredibly high in new Power Rankings

The Kansas City Chiefs have become a trendy pick for the 2015 season. Sports Illustrated’s Peter King is very, very high on the boys in red and white. MMQB is live, with @SI_PeterKing ranking the teams 1-32 + sharing notes on a joyous family event: http://t.co/XtkkNeVgw0 — The MMQB (@theMMQB) June 1, 2015 King has the Chiefs at No. 4 in his new Power Rankings. Here’s what...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs land at No. 4 on SI.com offseason power rankings

According to Peter King of SI.com, the Kansas City Chiefs land at No. 4 in the MMQ offseason power rankings. The Chiefs took a step back in 2014 after a rebirth and a playoff appearance in 2013; however, after a solid offseason adding a wide receiver in Jeremy Maclin who can put some fear in opposing defenses. With the defense largely intact and the expected jump in production...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, & Titans

Chiefs ESPN’s Adam Teicher expects there to be some movement on the Chiefs’ quarterback depth chart next year, as Chase Daniel is in the final year of his contract and Alex Smith is unlikely to be a long-term solution. Teicher writes that the Chiefs are really limited to what they can do with De’Anthony Thomas, ... The post NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, & Titans appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs looking at Jeremy Maclin as their new punt returner?

Kansas City might see Jeremy Maclin as more than just a No. 1 receiver. According to ESPN's Adam Teicher, Maclin was one of a handful of Chiefs who lined up to practice their punt returns throughout OTAs. Head coach Andy Reid said his new $55 million receiver lined up to shag punts as a precaution.  "We just want to make sure he is ready,’’ Reid said. “You have limited numbers...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the Kansas City Chiefs roster for 2015

Ben Grubbs After barely missing the playoffs in 2014 and coming into the offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs had some work to do. Somehow, with only a shoestring budget, the Chiefs managed to pick up some quality players through free agency, and also the 2015 NFL draft. Each one of these players will hopefully contribute in a significant way throughout their time in Kansas City. That’s...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles: Chiefs RB wants to play six more years

Jamaal Charles has been one of the most dominant NFL running backs in the game since he was drafted back in 2008, and has been the Kansas City Chiefs’ franchise running back for the same amount of time outside of his rookie season. According to Charles, he would like to play six more seasons before calling it a career and retiring. “I want to play another six years so, my...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TE Travis Kelce: 'I'm going to go ahead and take the bull by the horns and lead us to success'

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce became a pass-catching playmaker in 2014 and expects more production in 2015. With Anthony Fasano gone, Kelce is locked into a much bigger role and the table is set for him to explode this season. "I come in and take the role, it's as simple as that," Kelce said, via the team's official website. "It's not like it's a hidden secret or anything...
Via 60 Max Power O
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Chiefs veterans affected by the NFL Draft

Follow me at @KCLeadForTSR While the NFL Draft may have added youth, talent, and future stars for the Kansas City Chiefs, it also stiffened the competition for some of their veterans. In this article, I take a look at the three Chiefs veterans who were most affected by the NFL Draft. Jason Avant, Wide Receiver The draft was not kind to the 9-year pro, and with Training Camp coming...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jamaal Charles is the best running back in the NFL

In recent years, we have all heard that running backs are not as important as they once were. Many teams have devalued the rushing attack in favor of a fast-paced passing offense, presumed to be “more exciting.” Yet each season a handful of running backs amaze us all, compiling thousands of yards, touchdown after touchdown, and often times, carrying their teams to victory. For...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry Completes his Cancer Treatment

In November of 2014, All Pro Safety Eric Berry‘s season was cut short when the Kansas City Chiefs medical staff found a mass in his chest. He was diagnosed with having Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of cancer which attacks the lymphatic system. Fortunately for Berry, the doctors caught the mass early, and believed they would be able to not only treat it, but potentially cure him completely...
Via EndZoneScore
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry 'doing well' after finishing cancer treatments

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was placed on the NFI (non-football injury) list last November after complaining of chest discomfort. Shortly thereafter, it was announced that the former first-round pick was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma—a cancer of the lymphatic system. A 25-year-old athlete in seemingly great health having to step away from the game to receive cancer...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sweep Double Header Monday

Davenport, IA– The Peoria Chiefs scored seven runs in the sixth inning of game one and four runs in the seventh inning of game two in a double header sweep of the first-place Quad Cities River Bandits on Monday. Peoria won game one 8-6, rallied two win game two 6-3 and return home for seven games with a 23-22 record. In game one starting pitchers Austin Gomber and Kevin Comer...
Via i70baseball
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Kansas City Chiefs will win the AFC West this year

Andy Reid The AFC West is a hotly contested division, year in and year out. More often than not, two or three of the division’s teams find themselves in playoff contention each season. While the Denver Broncos have enjoyed a nice reign at the top for the past three seasons, 2015 belongs to the Kansas City Chiefs.   It has been a few years since the Chiefs claimed the AFC West...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Extend Tryout to Son of WWE Pro Wrestler Sting

Say what you might about professional wrestling, but the men and women who make it their jobs are extremely athletic and have to weather the rigors of a non-stop business. And given what pro wrestling demands, it’s not exactly surprising that many wrestlers have athletic backgrounds that span many athletic disciplines. It’s also not surprising when the children of pro wrestlers...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Morse Could See Action Anywhere on the Chiefs Line

The Kansas City Chiefs surprised me as well as many, if not all, other fans by taking a center in the second-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. And by surprised, my exact words describing the situation are not exactly suitable for a proper article. I was actually in the middle of Draft Town in Chicago, and my father caught the video if anyone really wants a laugh.Mitch Morse was considered...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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